Stafford/LBI Top Stories

October 19, 2018

STAFFORD, NJ - This Saturday come out and meet with the realtor of this beautiful, brand new waterfront construction in the "very desirable coves location."   This "spectacular" home is located at 197 Matilda Drive Manahawkin, NJ 08050. The open house will take place Saturday October 20 from ...

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STAFFORD - It was Senior Day for the Southern Regional Girls Tennis program on Thursday afternoon.  The Lady Rams defeated Brick Township 5-0.  The Rams were led by Christina D'Amodio, Nicole Conroy and Cassidy Callan.  All three were victorious in their singles contests. Southern's team of ...

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WEST LONG BRANCH - The 18-1 Southern Regional Girls Field Hockey team, ranked no. 3 in the Shore Conference Tournament seeding, took a tough 5-0 loss to Shore Regional last night at Shore. It was a battle of the second and third seeds at the Shore. Shore dominated the game.  Shore's Maggie Lamb ...

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STAFFORD - At approximately 5:10 p.m. on Wednesday many emergency vehicles moved throughout Stafford Township to respond to a structure fire on East Bay Avenue in Manahawkin.  The fire was located at the Universal Supply complex at 1015 East Bay Avenue towards the Mud City section of town.   The ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ - Tis the season to plan company and organizational holiday celebrations. Take time to gather around good food, drink and spread holiday cheer with the people who have made this past year a success. To toast the best of this past year and look forward to the next, the ...

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STAFFORD -  Stafford Township Police reported that a driver lost control of her car and struck a parked car in the Ocean Acres section of town. . Claire Gancarz, 81, of Manahawkin, was driving south on Nautilus Drive near Riptide Avenue, police said. Her 2016 Chevrolet Cruz left the roadway at a ...

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STAFFORD - At approximately 5:10 p.m. there were many fire trucks and police cars moving throughout the township to get to a structure fire on East Bay Avenue in Manahawkin.  The fire was located at the Universal Supply complex at 1015 East Bay Avenue towards the Mud City section of town.   The ...

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RED BANK - The Southern Girls Soccer squad the No. 15 seed lost on Tuesday afternoon to the second seeded Caseys' of Red Bank Catholic 2-0.  RBC was led by Morgan Cupo, who scored the first goal. Caroline O'Connor also converted a penalty kick in the second half and Anthi Panayides had 5 saves ...

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STAFFORD -  Southern Regional's senior goalie Braden Dugan made three saves during the penalty kicks section of overtime to lead Southern to a 2-1 victory over Howell.  The Rams outscored Howell 4-2 in penalty kicks in the Shore Conference contest on Tuesday afternoon at Southern. Southern, the ...

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STAFFORD - Maitland Demand scored for Southern Regional to a 1-0 victory over Colts Neck that catapulted the Lady Rams into the Shore Conference Tournament Field Hockey semifinals against Shore Regional.   Earlier this afternoon, Shore Regional defeated Red Bank Catholic 6-1. The Rams are ...

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STAFFORD - Congratulations to Coach Judy Miller's Southern Regional Gymnastics team after defeating Jackson Memorial 104 to 91 on Friday, October 12, 2018. The Rams are currently 10-0 on the season.  The seniors Gabriella Conforti and Lauren King were celebrated for their contributions to the ...

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STAFFORD- Trying something new to reach the early hour business people, the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Ocean County SCORE to present a series of drop in breakfast networking and tips at the Mainland Manahawkin  -- Early risers welcome to a special series that ...

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STAFFORD - A number of Southern Regional's athletic programs have crucial Shore Conference Tournament contests on Tuesday. Boys Soccer:  The eighth seed Rams are coming off an impressive 3-0 victory over Barnegat on Saturday.  The Rams advance to Tuesday's second round action against ...

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STAFFORD - The Southern Regional Girls Volleyball squad was in a lot of competition on Friday and Saturday. The Rams defeated Jackson Memorial 2-0 on Friday afternoon. The Rams then defeated St. John Vianney in two games 25-13 and 25-23 on Saturday.  Also on Saturday the Rams suffered only their ...

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STAFFORD - Maitland Demand scored twice and Erica Barbera added to goal to lead Southern ot a 3-1 first round victory in the Shore Conference Tournament on Saturday.  Southern will host the winner of Middletown South and Colts Neck on Tuesday at home.  Southern is the third seed in the SCT field ...

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STAFFORD - The Southern Regional Girls Soccer team defeated Red Bank Regional 3-1 at home on Saturday in the first round of the Shore Conference Tournament. Southern was led by Karagan Bulger, Stefani Leonard and Grace Rickards who each scored for the Rams. Sarah Harkness, Megan Lockwood and ...

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STAFFORD - Dylan Blauvelt opened the scoring and Kevin Kiernan added a penalty kick before halftime to spark Southern (eight seed) to a 3-0 win over the 25th seeded Barnegat Bengals in the opening round of the Shore Conference Tournament. (6-5). Aiden McInerney added Southern's third goal in the ...

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LAVALLETTE, NJ — A New Jersey State Police helicopter flew overhead and members of the United States Coast Guard floated nearby as hundreds celebrated the grand opening of a playground recently built in Lavallette Beach in memory of Livingston resident Brendan Tevlin a little more than four years ...

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BAYVILLE - Darius Martorano scored three touchdowns to lead Central Regional to a 30-14 win over Southern in Bayville. Martorano threw a 17-yard scoring strike in the first quarter, and a 21-yard scoring pass in the second quarter. The quarterback added on a six-yard rushing touchdown in the ...

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BEACH HAVEN, NJ - On Saturday, October 13, all LBI residents are invited and encouraged to attend a free Community Outreach Program at the Beach Haven Borough Hall. This session will be informative about Flood Insurance and topics of discussion will include: changes to the National Flood ...

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TOMS RIVER - The Southern Regional Girls Volleyball team had a strong victory on Thursday against Donovan Catholic.  Donovan came into the contest 16-1 on the season while the Rams came in with two losses. Gianna Schiattarella had 10 kills, Jess Sprankle had 9 digs, Stphanie Soares had 15 assist ...

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STAFFORD - On Saturday, October 20, 2018, the Stafford Township Police Department will be hosting a "Gun Take Back" event in cooperation with the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office.  Representatives from both agencies will be at Stafford Police Headquarters, 260 E. Bay Ave., Manahawkin NJ, from 9 ...

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JACKSON - A Manahawkin woman turned herself in to Jackson police on Wednesday afternoon after a search by police since Monday afternoon.    The woman is accused of leaving the scene of a crash and led police on a high-speed chase before it was ended over safety concerns. Samantha Oliveira, ...

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. —MetroNews in Morgantown, West Virginia reported on Tuesday, October 9 that a Manahawkin man bit part of a man's ear off and attempted to strangle him on the West Virginia University campus on October 2nd. Dean Schrantz, of Manahawkin, N.J., is charged with strangulation ...

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STAFFORD - Kiera Lyons scored for Southern, in a 1-0 win over Toms River North in Manahawkin. "Today was a total team effort," said Coach Jenna Lombardo.  "The girls never, ever give up and I'm so proud of the way they fought today for the win." Maggie Brummer had the assist. Southern is ...

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BAYVILLE - Kevin Kiernan scored three goals to lead Southern over Central Regional 3-0 on Tuesday afternoon in Bayville. Nico Wojdyla and Nico Leonard each chipped in with an assist.  Goalie Braden Dugan made four saves for Southern. Southern's record improves to 7-4-1 with the victory.  

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STAFFORD - Southern Regional Girls Soccer player Megan Lockwood scored the 37th goal of her career in Southern's 3-0 victory over Central Regional on Tuesday, October 9, 2018. Lockwood also had two assists.  Kara Bulger and Grace Rickards also scored for the Rams. Llindsay Selert had 9 saves in ...

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ASBURY PARK, NJ — The 17th Annual Garden State Film Festival, New Jersey's premier independent film festival®, is now accepting submissions for 2019, including entry into its film, screenplay, movie music, and Rising Star Award competitions. "The wonderful thing about the Garden State Film ...

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MANAHAWKIN - The Jukebox Legends, New Jersey's top 50's, 60's and 70's band is coming to the Manahawkin Elks on October 27. Come out and reminisce to the sounds of those great years in music.           The show begins at 7 p.m., the doors open at 6 p.m.  Tickets are ...

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BAYVILLE - Erika Barbera scored three times for the Southern Rams in their 4-1 win over Central Regional in Bayville on Monday evening.  Maitland Demand added a goal and two assists, and Lauren Bakker made two saves.  Emma Wilhelm also had an assist for Southern.  Alyssa Duffy scored Central ...

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